1+ months

Assistant Engineer II

Los Angeles, California 90012
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Assistant Engineer II will be responsible for assisting experienced engineers with the structural design of buildings and buried structures such as large diameter pipelines, buried reinforced concrete structures, pumping plants, water treatment plants, chemical tank farms, and other structures associated with the conveyance, distribution, and treatment of water. The work typically includes assisting with structural design calculations; seismic analysis using current Code provisions; pipeline design per American Water Works Association (AWWA), preparation of plans, sections and details; and development of construction specifications. Work includes assisting with project coordination, technical report writing, oral presentation, site investigation, structural inspections and observations, construction submittals review, data research and other assignments as required. Both office and fieldwork will be required.

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.
To view the full job description click here: Assistant Engineer II


Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and two years of relevant experience, of which two years must have been at the Assistant Engineer I level.


Related field of study is defined as: Bachelor's degree or higher in Civil or Structural Engineering.


Relevant Experience is defined as:  Design, Project Management, Construction management, Inspections.


License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.


30% Technical knowledge/skills
20% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position)
20% Analytical Skills
10% Interpersonal Effectiveness/Teamwork
10% Oral Communication
10% Written Communication
100% Total


• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment
• Public transportation reimbursements and van pools

• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis

• On-site fitness center



For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular Full Time Employee

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.


The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email: jobs@mwdh2o.com.


MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.


Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.


Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).



  • General Construction
Posted: 2021-05-07 Expires: 2022-05-07

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Remember to mention ConstructionJobs as your source for this job! Employers prefer our qualified candidates, so make sure they know we sent you.

Share this job:

Assistant Engineer II

Metropolitan Water District
Los Angeles, California 90012

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account